Monday, May 22, 2006

Weinstein Co. Gears Up for 'Knight Rider'

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – The talking car K.I.T.T. is heading to the big screen in the Weinstein Co.'s adaptation of Glen A. Larson's hit 1980s TV series "Knight Rider." Larson will write and exec produce the feature, which he anticipates will begin production next year. The project had previously been in development at Revolution Studios. Larson has bandied about the project for years. "A number of people wanted to do a pure comedic send-up of it, but I always felt that would throw away the franchise," he said. "There was always humor on the show, but this film will probably have more gallows, foxhole humor.

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